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  • Tribune poll: Chicago voters like Obama library park land push

    Tribune poll: Chicago voters like Obama library park land push
    City voters overwhelmingly support Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to use public parkland for a proposed Barack Obama presidential library, a new Chicago Tribune poll has found. But Emanuel's effort to bring movie mogul George Lucas' narrative art museum to a...
  • 2015 autos outlook: Crossovers, pickups expected to fuel another big year

    2015 autos outlook: Crossovers, pickups expected to fuel another big year
    The recovery has been slow but steady — and isn't over. In 2014 the industry sold 16.5 million vehicles, up from 15.6 million in 2013. The forecast for 2015 is even better, with sales expected to rise again to 16.9 million, though General Motors...
  • Avengers battle Ultron in Ryan Stegman’s new C2E2 poster

     
    Key members of the Avengers Now! team are battling it out with the villainous Ultron in artist Ryan Stegman's new […]...
  • CTA crews to work on Red, Green lines, delays expected

    CTA crews to work on Red, Green lines, delays expected
    Chicago Transit Authority Red and Green line trains will be affected during the weekend by maintenance work and construction on the new Cermak-McCormick station. Southbound Red Line subway trains will be rerouted to the elevated tracks between Fullerton...
  • NATO Summit, Olympic bid organizer expected to head McPier

    NATO Summit, Olympic bid organizer expected to head McPier
    NATO Summit and 2016 Olympic bid organizer Lori Healey is expected to succeed Jim Reilly as the head of the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority, or McPier, which oversees Chicago's massive trade show and convention business, according to a source...
  • Chicago transit projects for 2015

    Chicago transit projects for 2015
    From Red Line and Blue Line station renovations to an express bus system in the Loop, RedEye looks at Chicago transit projects the CTA and the city are expected to tackle next year. - Ventra app: The CTA announced this year it will roll out a Ventra...
  • $9,000 CTA signs tell riders where station entrance is

    $9,000 CTA signs tell riders where station entrance is
    When the CTA renovated the Damen Blue Line stop in Wicker Park last month, the agency restored the historic entrance canopy, platform railings and exterior walls to maintain the vintage feel of the 120-year-old station. But as part of the $13.6...
  • Scott Stantis Cartoon Caption Contest for Jan. 7: Winner, Runners-up and Extras

    Scott Stantis Cartoon Caption Contest for Jan. 7: Winner, Runners-up and Extras
    Winner: "We got a deal on the library. He says he only needs one big enough to hold his two autobiographies." - Bill K. Walsh, Naperville Runners up: 1st: "Who would want to go to Hawaii when they could come to Chicago?" - Helen Murphy, La Grange...
  • We said they'd make headlines in 2014. Were we right?

    We said they'd make headlines in 2014. Were we right?
    As we prepare to look ahead to 2015, let's look back at the local executives we predicted would make headlines in 2014. Harper Reed CEO, Modest Barack Obama campaign veterans Reed and Dylan Richard didn't meet their self-reported 2014 launch date...
  • Art Institute's exhibit on cities offers striking insight on today's unrest

     Art Institute's exhibit on cities offers striking insight on today's unrest
    Buildings going up in flames. Militarized police forces. Demonstrators disrupting routines of city life. These images aren't from news coverage of fallout from controversial police actions in Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island. They form a record of...
  • C2E2 costume contest registration is now open

    C2E2 costume contest registration is now open
    Bummed you never had the guts to slap on your best Batman armor last spring and enter the C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay at McCormick Place? Intimidated by the depth of detail and craftsmanship that went into some of those costumes (remember the...